Best Adventure movies that are award winners or nominees

Inside Out(2015)

Combined Rating:
96
Combined Critics Rating: 95

After young Riley is uprooted from her Midwest life and moved to San Francisco, her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness - conflict on how best to navigate a new city, house, and school.



The Lord of the Rings: The Return of the King(2003)

Combined Rating:
95
Combined Critics Rating: 92

Gandalf and Aragorn lead the World of Men against Sauron's army to draw his gaze from Frodo and Sam as they approach Mount Doom with the One Ring.



Mad Max: Fury Road(2015)

Combined Rating:
95
Combined Critics Rating: 94

A woman rebels against a tyrannical ruler in postapocalyptic Australia in search for her home-land with the help of a group of female prisoners, a psychotic worshipper, and a drifter named Max.



Black Panther(2018)

Combined Rating:
95
Combined Critics Rating: 94

After the death of his father, Prince T'Challa ascends to the throne of the small African country of Wakanda. T'Challa is also Black Panther, superhero. Now not only must he govern his country but defeat a dangerous adversary.



Toy Story 3(2010)

Combined Rating:
94
Combined Critics Rating: 92

The toys are mistakenly delivered to a day-care center instead of the attic right before Andy leaves for college, and it's up to Woody to convince the other toys that they weren't abandoned and to return home.



The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring(2001)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

A meek Hobbit from the Shire and eight companions set out on a journey to destroy the powerful One Ring and save Middle Earth from the Dark Lord Sauron.



Finding Nemo(2003)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

After his son is captured in the Great Barrier Reef and taken to Sydney, a timid clownfish sets out on a journey to bring him home.



The Incredibles(2004)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

A family of undercover superheroes, while trying to live the quiet suburban life, are forced into action to save the world.



Up(2009)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

Seventy-eight year old Carl Fredricksen travels to Paradise Falls in his home equipped with balloons, inadvertently taking a young stowaway.



Argo(2012)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

Acting under the cover of a Hollywood producer scouting a location for a science fiction film, a CIA agent launches a dangerous operation to rescue six Americans in Tehran during the U.S. hostage crisis in Iran in 1980.



The Grand Budapest Hotel(2014)

Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 90

The adventures of Gustave H, a legendary concierge at a famous hotel from the fictional Republic of Zubrowka between the first and second World Wars, and Zero Moustafa, the lobby boy who becomes his most trusted friend.



Toy Story 4(2019)

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Combined Rating:
93
Combined Critics Rating: 91

When a new toy called "Forky" joins Woody and the gang, a road trip alongside old and new friends reveals how big the world can be for a toy.



The Shape of Water(2017)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 92

At a top secret research facility in the 1960s, a lonely janitor forms a unique relationship with an amphibious creature that is being held in captivity.



The Lord of the Rings: The Two Towers(2002)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 89

While Frodo and Sam edge closer to Mordor with the help of the shifty Gollum, the divided fellowship makes a stand against Sauron's new ally, Saruman, and his hordes of Isengard.



Avatar(2009)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 88

A paraplegic marine dispatched to the moon Pandora on a unique mission becomes torn between following his orders and protecting the world he feels is his home.



Star Trek(2009)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 88

The brash James T. Kirk tries to live up to his father's legacy with Mr. Spock keeping him in check as a vengeful Romulan from the future creates black holes to destroy the Federation one planet at a time.



Skyfall(2012)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 88

Bond's loyalty to M is tested when her past comes back to haunt her. Whilst MI6 comes under attack, 007 must track down and destroy the threat, no matter how personal the cost.



Avengers: Endgame(2019)

Combined Rating:
92
Combined Critics Rating: 89

After the devastating events of Avengers: Infinity War (2018), the universe is in ruins. With the help of remaining allies, the Avengers assemble once more in order to reverse Thanos' actions and restore balance to the universe.



War for the Planet of the Apes(2017)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 88

After the apes suffer unimaginable losses, Caesar wrestles with his darker instincts and begins his own mythic quest to avenge his kind.



Moonrise Kingdom(2012)

Combined Rating:
91
Combined Critics Rating: 87

A pair of young lovers flee their New England town, which causes a local search party to fan out to find them.




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